On September 19, 2017, the Associated Press released “Most of the U.S. Uses Common Core, Despite Blowback,” an article bringing readers up-to-date on the status of the states which are using Common Core academic standards. The findings from the 45 states (plus DC) found that eight of the states have repealed the standards, and 21 … Continue reading *MST, CCLS, *NGSS, NGS – Alphabet Soup for Math Standards – Where Has the Rigor Gone?
One-on-One with Vin Dacquino
I sat down with Vin Dacquino and talked about Navigating MathLand. Check it out!
I want to take this opportunity to express my best wishes and prayers for the families that have been displaced by Hurricane Harvey. What inappropriate timing of the hurricane’s landfall, as the school year has just begun. I am wondering if teachers are going to take the opportunity to address the issues of such a … Continue reading Measuring Reality
Educational Needs That Can be Added to the Back-to-School List
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! It’s the time parents start to purchase school supplies and clothes and wait for summer to end so that a daily normalcy is returned to as formatted by the school year calendar. Besides stocking up on supplies and clothes for school, parents can be proactive and add … Continue reading Educational Needs That Can be Added to the Back-to-School List
Invitation to Set Up a Math Fluency Toolbox
Welcome parents, grandparents, family, and friends who are helping a child with math homework. One would think that it is summer and school is far from the mind but my encounter this weekend with a former colleague has become one of many I have experienced – and usually takes place at a social function. In … Continue reading Invitation to Set Up a Math Fluency Toolbox